SWISS MOUNTAINS WITH THE GLACIER EXPRESS ESCORTED TOUR

This tour showcases the top attractions of this beautiful country and its cultural diversity. The highlight of this tour is a ride on the Glacier Express, that connects the famous mountain resorts of Zermatt and St. Moritz. A spectacular 7-hour train ride that crosses 291 trestles, 91 tunnels and the 2,033-meter high Oberalp Pass. Embrace the scenic beauty Switzerland has to offer, with a night in Interlaken, Geneva, Moritz, and two nights in Zermatt.

SWISS MOUNTAINS WITH THE GLACIER EXPRESS ESCORTED TOUR

This tour showcases the top attractions of this beautiful country and its cultural diversity. The highlight of this tour is a ride on the Glacier Express, that connects the famous mountain resorts of Zermatt and St. Moritz. A spectacular 7-hour train ride that crosses 291 trestles, 91 tunnels and the 2,033-meter high Oberalp Pass. Embrace the scenic beauty Switzerland has to offer, with a night in Interlaken, Geneva, Moritz, and two nights in Zermatt.

Tour Highlights

  • GUARANTEED DEPARTURES.
  • Ten (10) meals - Breakfast & Dinner.
  • Sightseeing includes Zurich, Luzern, Mount Titlis, Interlaken, Bern, Gruyeres, Geneva, Montreux, Zermatt, and St. Moritz.
  • Private tour of the same itinerary can be arranged, call for prices.

Swiss Mountains with the Glacier Express Tour Includes

  • Seven (7) nights accommodations in 4 * hotels throughout.
  • Breakfast daily, except for morning of arrival.
  • Two (2) dinners in Zermatt and one (1) dinner in St. Moritz.
  • Transportation by car, minivan, or bus from day 03 (depending on the number of participants).
  • English speaking tour guide on days 03-08 (driver/guide for groups of 7 or less).
  • Cable car ticket to Mount Titlis.
  • Train ride Zermatt to St. Moritz on the Glacier Express including reserved seating in 2nd class.
  • Lunch on the Glacier Express.
  • Train ride between Tasch and Zermatt.
  • Luggage handling.
  • Portfolio of travel documents.
Note: This tour includes an English/Spanish speaking tour guide for parties of 8 or more. If the group numbers fall to 7 or below, there will only be a driver/guide. This is a bilingual tour featured in both English and Spanish.

Itinerary

Day 01, Sunday: Arrive Zurich

Arrive in Zurich and make your way independently to your pre-booked Zurich hotel. Overnight in Zurich. (Note: arrival transfer is not included unless purchased separately)

Day 02, Monday: Zurich - Luzern - Mount Titlis - Interlaken

At 8 am, meet your guide at the hotel. Travel from Zurich to Luzern, where we enjoy a sightseeing tour. At noon, we continue to Engelberg. Take the rotating Rotair cable car to the top of Mount Titlis and its spectacular glacier. From an elevation of 3,020 meters, we enjoy spectacular views of the Central Alps. In the afternoon, we visit the lakeside town of Brienz with its talented woodcarving artisans. Continue to Interlaken, at the foot of Mount Jungfrau to overnight. (B)

Day 03, Tuesday: Interlaken - Bern - Gruyeres - Geneva

Today we drive along Lake Thun to Bern, with a lovely sightseeing tour of the city. We continue to Gruyeres with its impressive medieval castle. Then onto Geneva for overnight. (B)

Day 04, Wednesday: Geneva - Montreux - Zermatt

Today, we enjoy a sightseeing tour of Geneva. Then, travel to Lausanne and Montreux with its magnificent Chillon Castle. In the afternoon, we explore the Rodano river valley as far as Täsch. From here we continue by narrow gauge train to Zermatt, nestled at the foot of mighty Mount Matterhorn. Dinner and overnight at our hotel in Zermatt. (B,D)

Day 05, Thursday: Zermatt

Today, we are free to explore Zermatt at leisure. Optional excursion to the top of Mount Gornegrat (not included). Dinner and overnight in Zermatt. (B,D)

Day 06, Friday: Zermatt - Glacier Express - St. Moritz

In the morning, we board the famous Glacier Express train. Take in the impressive views of mountains, glaciers, and snow-capped peaks from the comfortable panorama rail car. In the afternoon, we arrive at the famous St. Moritz ski resort. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in St Moritz. (B,D)

Day 07, Saturday: St. Moritz - Vaduz - Zurich

In the morning, we travel via Fluela and Davos to Vaduz where we have some free time. Arrival in Zurich at 5 pm, ending at our pre-booked hotel, with the end of tour program. We enjoy Zurich independently on our own this evening. (B)

Day 08, Sunday: Zurich - U.S.

After breakfast, make your way to the airport for your return flight home. (B)

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Featured Hotels

Swiss Mountains and Glacier Express
Swiss Hotel Zurich Zurich
Hotel Interlaken Interlaken
Hotel Ramada Encore Geneva
Hotel Alex Zermatt
Hotel Schweizerhof St. Moritz

Tour Details

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(As most International flights are overnight flights - please book air accordingly)

Flight Details


Accommodation Details

Swisshotel Zurich

Zurich -

Zurich’s tallest four-star luxury hotel, Swissotel Zurich, conveniently located opposite Oerlikon train station, is ideally close to Zurich’s business, culture, shopping and entertainment and just 5km from both Zurich Airport and the city centre. [more]

Hotel Interlaken

Interlaken -

Dating back to the 14th century, Hotel Interlaken offers a unique mix of old and new and has been carefully renovated over the past few years. ???Pure Swissness” combined with modern facilities makes this hotel a one-of-a-kind experience. Here the focus is on genuine hospitality, a family-friendly atmosphere and Swiss cosiness. The Beutler family and team look forward to welcoming you [more]

Ramada Encore Geneva

Geneva -

Our contemporary hotel features a bright, colorful design and offers amenities exclusive to the Ramada Encore family, including stylish wood floors, modern bathroom pods and The Hub restaurant, a place to unwind, eat and drink after a long day. [more]

Hotel Alex

Zermatt -

This unique hotel in Zermatt combines the modern and the traditional in an exciting world of experience that’s full of surprises. The hotel is one of the most original hotels you will find anywhere in Switzerland. [more]

Hotel Schweizerho

St. Moritz -

Welcome to the Hotel Schweizerhof in St. Moritz. Come and let us pamper you. Leave your everyday cares behind and relax in the original Belle Epoque setting of the Hotel Schweizerhof while enjoying all the comforts of the 21st century. [more]

Pricing

Your tour land price is per person based on two (2) people sharing a twin or double room. When a single room is booked, a single supplement will apply.

Post night hotel is at the Hotel NH Zurich Airport, which offers shuttle service for a small fee. A city center hotel can be arranged, however, the city center hotel does not offer the same low cost shuttle service to the airport and a taxi would be required. Alternate hotels may be booked separately.

This tour does not include:

  • Items not noted on itinerary
  • Lunches
  • Arrival transfer
  • Tips to driver/guide

Airfare

Airfare is additional. Once you select your date, you will be given the opportunity to search our system for the best available airfare from your home city. The dates shown will be the start / end date of your tour. However, you can alter these dates to arrive earlier or extend your stay as needed.

Our system will search for the best possible airfare during your booking process. Note: airfare cannot be booked sooner than eleven (11) months from date of departure.

Departures & Transfers

Tour date is the date tour begins in Switzerland. Please book your air accordingly to accommodate overnight flights.